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I've tried it out and decided Linux is not for me, Windows works just fine. The problem, though, is GRUB. I've been doing a little research, and apparently just deleting ...
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    [SOLVED] Need help uninstalling Mint


    I've tried it out and decided Linux is not for me, Windows works just fine. The problem, though, is GRUB. I've been doing a little research, and apparently just deleting the partition will make me unable to boot up Vista, and I don't have a Vista disc.

    How do I go about doing this?

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    Super Grub Disk HomePage will fix your Windows Bootloader first and after you can boot into Windows you can use your Windows Disk management tool to delete Mint.
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    another option

    Welcome to the forums!

    You can also remove all traces of GRUB by clearing the MBR. To do that, go to a terminal in Linux and run the following command:

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    sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda bs=446 count=1
    You'll need to replace /dev/sda with your actual device name such as /dev/hda.

    If needed, you can use the fdisk -l command to determine your device name:

    Code:
    fdisk -l
    If your distro isn't using sudo, leave it out of the command, but you'll need root permissions to run the command.

    After clearing, you can use your Windows installation disk to reinstall the Windows bootloader.
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    I don't have a Vista disc.
    After clearing, you can use your Windows installation disk to reinstall the Windows bootloader.
    Thats why I suggested Supergrubdisk Ozar. You might have missed it, (still hadn't woke up yet maybe)?
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    Yep, I totally missed the "no Vista disk" part...
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    It's cool. Thanks for the help, Super Grub Disk, though confusing at first, did exactly what I needed done.

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